Maybe this is the hardest thing I’ve ever done.
Or… maybe it’s the easiest.
Sometimes life strikes you with a kind of clarity about your direction that you cannot ignore. The price is too high — your happiness and peace of mind.
The scariest part is I’m not 100% sure what I’m doing next. I always told my Trailblazers and coaching clients that paths are made by walking. You have to get your hands dirty if you want real clarity.
So, that’s what I’m doing, walking this path and not knowing fully where it leads.… Click to read more
It’s 4:42 in the afternoon.
You glance over at your list of things to do. Another day… wasted.
Where the hell did it go? You had great plans when you woke up this morning. You promised it wouldn’t end like this again.
You think back on your day. Hours blurred in Facebook, random Youtube videos, trips to the bathroom and a myriad of other meaningless distractions.
This can’t keep happening. You silently promise to yourself that things will be different from now on.… Click to read more
Yesterday a bee got caught in my hair (too much pomade?).
I also saw a bear, a snake and swam under a waterfall. (Pictures coming soon, I promise.)
But the one thing I didn’t do was tell you about my NEW BOOK!
Yesterday with the help of my friend Tom Morkes from Insurgent Publishing, I released a greatest hits compilation book.
This beautifully layed out digital book includes some of the most popular articles from the Paid to Exist six year journey.… Click to read more
If you’re thinking about doing a major launch, you might not want to schedule a newborn or an out-of-state five day retreat right smack in the middle of it.
But that’s what we did (well, Dustin’s baby wasn’t “scheduled” — she came when she wanted to!).
We made a few more mistakes while launching the crowdfunding campaign for Playbook.
- Hard Truth #1: We had too many competing commitments. We should have completely cleared our schedules for optimal focus. But life, babies, and unexpected events happen and you don’t always get everything right.
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I’m writing to you from headquarters in Portland, Oregon, petitioning for your help. I’m working on a web-app that can help more everyday renegades like yourself get paid to do what they love.
It combines the best of real-world learning and project management functionality to keep you accountable.
It’s fucking awesome. And it can change the way online education works. But not without your help. Yes, I’m talking to you.
But before you decide to hurriedly back it and claim your sweet-ass rewards, I want to tell you a few reasons you should support us.… Click to read more